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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas undulata Dubois, 1839 
AphiaID: 212713

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseriformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnatidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnas (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnas Linnaeus, 1758
Source  basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgeelbekeend  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoryellow-billed duckUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican Yellowbill  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcanard à bec jaune  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGelbschnabelente  [details]
Environment marine, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (80 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 51-63 cm. Plumage: dark brownish grey with broad paler edging to feathers giving scaley appearance; head darker with less scaling; speculum green (blue in the nothern race rueppelli) narrowly edged white, wing linings white. Immature like adult but paler. Bare parts: iris reddish brown; bill bright yellow with a black central patch on culmen; feet and legs black to reddish brown. Habitat: estuaries, but more common on inland waters. <388><391><393> [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212713
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-08-21 13:28:34Z  changed  Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Anas undulata Dubois, 1839. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212713 on 2014-08-20
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